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KANKOURAN’S 38TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND CONCERT! JUBILEE: CELEBRATION OF LIFE

 

 

CONFERENCE: SEPTEMBER 3 – 5

LOCATION: DANCE EXCHANGE

7117 MAPLE AVENUE, TAKOMA PARK, MD 20912

$15.00 ADVANCE REGISTRATION/$20.00 AT THE DOOR

Purchase Tickets Now https://kankouran2021.eventbrite.com

2021 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

Dance/Idy Ciss (Djembe)  12:30pm-2:00pm

Dance/Marie Basse-Wiles (Djembe) 2:15pm-3:45pm

Dance/ Kwame Shaka Opare (Traditional-Contemporary) 4:00pm-5:30pm

Dance/Mariama Basse (Kutiro)  5:45pm-7:15pm

Dance/Youssouf Koumbassa (Djembe) 7:30pm-9:00pm

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

Dance/Mabiba Baegne (Congolese) 9:00am-10:30am

Dance/Mouminatou Camara (Djembe) 10:45am-12:15pm

Drum/ Brehim “Brigo” Gueye (Sabar) 12:00pm-1:00pm

Dance/Naomi Diouf (Liberian)  12:30pm-2:00pm

Drum/Fode Bangoura (Djembe)  1:00pm-2:00pm

Dance/Mariama Basse (Balant)  2:15pm-3:45pm

Dance/Babacar M’Baye (Sabar)  4:00pm-5:30pm

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

Dance/ Kwame Shaka Opare (Traditional-Contemporary)  9:00am-10:30am

Dance/ Youssouf Koumbassa (Djembe)  10:45am-12:15pm

Dance/Kadiatou Conte (Djembe)  12:30pm-2:00pm

Drum/Medoune Yacine Gueye (Djembe)  1:00pm-2:00pm

Drum/Zak Diouf (Djembe)  2:00pm-3:00pm

Dance/Idy Ciss (Sabar-Serer)  2:15pm-3:45pm

Drum/Fode Camara (Djembe)  3:00pm-4:00pm

Dance/Marie Basse-Wiles (Kutiro)  4:00pm-5:30pm

Dance/Assane Konte (Djembe)  5:45pm-7:15pm

Dance/ Babacar M’Baye (Sabar)  7:30pm-9:00pm

 

 

LIVE CONCERT: SEPTEMBER 4

(Venue and ticket information coming soon)


CONFERENCE HOST HOTEL

SHERATON SILVER SPRING

8777 GEORGIA AVENUE, SILVER SPRING, MD 20910

301-589-0800

$99/NIGHT (SINGLE/DOUBLE ROOMS): CUT OFF DATE AUGUST 2

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JUBILEE: CELEBRATION OF LIFE! is funded, in part, by a grant from THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS, THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACKS IN DANCE, THE D.C. COMMISSION ON THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES (AN AGENCY SUPPORTED IN PART BY THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS), AND THE MAYOR’S OFFICE ON AFRICAN AFFAIRS.